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Man in the Moon’s Peruvian Adhara

LOVE this Girl! Out of Best of the Best

Alpaca , Huacaya , Bred (Female) |White

AOA# 35379133 | DOB: 10/16/2020 (3 yrs)  | Due Date: 11/26/2024

Sire: Man in the Moon's Peruvian Ganymede

Sire of Multiple Judges Choice Offspring

Man in the Moon's Peruvian Ganymede

Huacaya Herdsire (Male) White

AOA# 35230793 DOB: 6/8/20158 yrs
Ganymede is the 2017 AOA Nat’l Supreme Champion and he's making Champions & Judges Choice offspring!! 15X consecutive Banners including 4X Judge's Choice!...You've just got to see his fleece -- it's the same ALL over! Championships of his offspring are adding up! With relatively few offspring, we're seeing a lot of very positive results! Color genotype: ee Aa. Can produce black! His daughter, CNTRL Ganymede's Hannah B, has 22 Championships and 4 Judges Choice awards competing as a fawn fema ...
  | AOA# 35230793 | White
Dam: MMFA Venus Rising

Venus X Ganymede = AMAZING! Top 5% EPD

MMFA Venus Rising

Huacaya Bred (Female) White

AOA# 35157700 DOB: 10/16/20176 yrs
Phenomenal girl...All we can say is Wow! She is better than we could have dreamed! Her Spring 2023 cria arrived on 5/22/23 and he is a light fawn stunner! We have named him Centaurus. Venus produced her first cria on 10/16/20 from a breeding with Ganymede, the 2017 AOA National Supreme Champion, and 4X Judges Choice male...and we absolutely love what we got! It’s a white female that we named Adhara. We bred Venus back to Ganymede for an encore performance and she produced Adhara’s full sister, C ...
  | AOA# 35157700 | White
Service Sire: Man in the Moon's Rigel

2023 AOA IFA Gr2 CC & Best Brightness!

Man in the Moon's Rigel

Huacaya Herdsire (Male) Medium Fawn

AOA# 35379188 DOB: 4/23/20194 yrs
This guy is programmed for pre-potency! Color coat testing = Ee AA, and…of the few progeny on the ground, he is fulfilling exactly what we thought he would we can’t wait to get more of his progeny on the ground! Rigel won his 6th Championship at the 2023 AOA National IFA Fleece Show (measured AFD 20.1 micron) as Dark Color Champion at 4-years old! We know that his sire, CCNF Leviathan, has stamped out tons of champions. His dam, Stillmeadow Farm Bella’s Dream, has produced only champions thus fa ...
  | AOA# 35379188 | Medium Fawn
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So...Adhara will be staying in our foundation herd. We sold her as a yearling and we were able to purchase her back as a 2-year-old. We love her fiber qualities and spot-on conformation. Her fleece has developed nicely, and that spot doesn't bother us at all. With that fleece, we have a plan for Adhara! In looking at Adhara's fleece, it's a strong combination of everything good from her parents -- it has beautiful crimp and bundling with an extremely fine micron and wonderful handle. Adhara was shown as a yearling at the 2022 CAC/CAP Show, and she garnered first place in a Halter class of whites, even though she has that rather obvious fawn spot in her blanket, and she took third in a tough Walking Fleece class! I think the Judge was considering Adhara for a RC banner, but he just couldn't bring himself to do it because of that spot...it was obvious he liked both her fleece and conformation.

Adhara's very promising as a step towards creating a highly evolved fleece character in a darker fleeced offspring! She'll be able to push color through. Can't wait to put her together with a darker herdsire! The decision will be whether to breed her to Man in the Moon's Rigel, a 5x Champion — see his webpage for more information, or our new herdsire, Irish Meadows Corteva (who has a Judge's Choice banner under his belt). I can assure you that the cria out of either of these multi-champion males will be amazing. We expect a high probability for a fawn cria of solid color with an absolutely phenomenal fleece!

So, Adhara did show at the 2021 MAPACA as a Juvie and she definitely got dinged for having the spot in her blanket, but Judge Wade Gease said he kept her in at 4th because of her bright fleece, fineness and her uniformity across the blanket—while mentioning that spot. Despite the spot, we repeated this breeding with hope for another little girl just like Adhara...minus the spot would be a bonus, but we'll take it either way with this high quality fleece! Adhara's full sibling arrived and her name is Carina! We bred their dam, Venus, back to their sire, Ganymede, for yet another full sibling. Can't wait to see him or her in Spring of 2023!…And wow!!! Adhara has a full brother, Centaurus, and he’s just amazing — perhaps the best yet from this pairing of Adhara’s dam and sire! Looking forward to next year’s full sibling.


P.S. Adhara is a star in the constellation Canus Majora
Scientific Data
Date Details/Notes
06/06/2021AFD 15.4/SD 3.1/CV 20.0/ CF 100.0%
Purchase Terms

Standard industry contracts are used. Breeding quality alpacas come with reproductive and live birth guarantees. You may take possession of your alpacas once the down payment is received and the “contract for purchase” signed by both parties. Transfer of ownership with ARI will not occur until full payment is received. Financing is available with 25 - 33% down, with up to 24 monthly payments. Buyer must purchase full mortality insurance for alpaca and offspring, if any, naming Man in the Moon Farm LLC as beneficiary on balance due until paid in full. Breedings include 60 day agistment unless otherwise noted. Special pricing often available for multiple alpaca purchases or multiple breeding purchase. Transportation responsibility of buyer. AUCTION & PACKAGED DEAL OFFERS: These are cash only unless different arrangements are made up front. No other discounts apply unless negotiated otherwise.

Updated 12/27/2023